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Parentesi

Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu , 1971
Borne out of a 1971 collaboration between Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, the Parentesi was named for the parenthesis symbol-a visual reference to the nickel-plated shaped tube that lives on a floor-to-ceiling steel cable. The steel cable can reach up to 157", and the tube allows the lamp head to move vertically along the cable to achieve a customized height. The head fixture is injection-molded black elastomer, equipped with a switch. The Parentesi provides direct lighting and is available in black, nickel, or red. Note: Lamp bulb and dimmer are sold separately. Inspiration behind the design: "Pio Manzù had the original idea for Parentiesi," explains Achille Castiglioni. "He thought up a fixed vertical boom and a cylindrical box with a slot for the light, which went up and down: you stopped it with a screw. He replaced the boom with a metal cord that, when bent, creates friction and enables the lamp to be in position without requiring any screws."
FU540058
Parentesi
Design by Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzu , 1971
Borne out of a 1971 collaboration between Achille Castiglioni and Pio Manzù, the Parentesi was named for the parenthesis symbol-a visual reference to the nickel-plated shaped tube that lives on a floor-to-ceiling steel cable. The steel cable can reach up to 157", and the tube allows the lamp head to move vertically along the cable to achieve a customized height. The head fixture is injection-molded black elastomer, equipped with a switch. The Parentesi provides direct lighting and is available in black, nickel, or red. Note: Lamp bulb and dimmer are sold separately. Inspiration behind the design: "Pio Manzù had the original idea for Parentiesi," explains Achille Castiglioni. "He thought up a fixed vertical boom and a cylindrical box with a slot for the light, which went up and down: you stopped it with a screw. He replaced the boom with a metal cord that, when bent, creates friction and enables the lamp to be in position without requiring any screws."
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Specifications
Material
Plastic and Steel
Environments
Indoor dry location
Power
150W
Cord Length
157 inches
Fitting
E26
Item code
FU540058
Voltage
120V
Weight
7.05lb
Light source type
Bulb
Dimmable
Switch Integrated (Remote Dimmable)
Measurements
Measurements 0
Lightbulbs
Warranty
1-2 year warranty

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